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Riese & Müller

Riese & Müller Charger Gt Touring

What it's built for:

The Charger is Riese & Müller’s venerable do-it-all city commuter. A hardtail frame and suspension fork balance performance and comfort for an unbeatable ride whether you’re headed to work or off out on gravel roads for a weekend adventure. As with all R&M’s you have a plethora of color and configuration options to get a bespoke bike built just for you. This Touring version uses a conventional derailleur system for a wide range of smooth-shifting gears with parts that can easily be serviced and replaced.

Why we love it:

The Charger finds a perfect balance between performance, utility, and comfort making it an electric commuter that’s hard not to love. With an integrated rear cargo carrier and optional front rack, you’ll have plenty of options for taking everything you need along, while a fully-equipped build kit means this bike is ready to ride every day as soon as it leaves the shop. But the Charger goes further than other commuter bikes with a capable ride and build kit that is begging to leave the city streets behind on the weekends and get out to explore.


Drivetrain - Shimano Deore XT 11 Speed

Motor - Bosch performance Line CX (Gen 2)

Battery - Bosch Powerpack 500 

Display - Bosch Intuvia

Fork - Suntour Aion

Lights - Busch & Müller Lumotec IQ-X E

Tyres - Schwalbe Super Moto-X

Optional extras:



Single:This version carries one 500kwh Bosch battery pack for an excellent weight to range ratio.

Dual:This version carries two 500kwh Bosch battery packs for unparalleled range.


Kiox Cockpit:Adjustable stem with integrated Kiox display

Smartphone Hub Cockpit:SmartphoneHub with an integrated adjustable stem, not for Rohloff models


Heavy-Duty Package:160 kg optional not for HS models, not in combination with GX option

GX Option: Fat tyre all terrain, flat pedals, Ergon grips wither ends. Not in combination with Heavy duty package.




Though we’re a bike shop that sells, builds and fixes bicycles, they’re really just the means to an end; albeit a beautifully designed means to an idyllic end. Our job most importantly is to encourage as many people as we can to get out and ride for transport and enjoyment. We'd love to make riding a bike as commonplace as your morning cup of coffee, which by the way is our other obsession.

Bicycle Junction is situated at 1 Marion St, Te Aro, Wellington.